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not have my prosthetic legs on and felt extremely vulnerable. i knew i had to protect reeva and myself. in the pitch dark, he said he grabbed his .9 millimeter handgun. rushed into the bathroom and noticed an open window and thought an intruder was hiding in the toilet room. he fired shots through the locked door and yelled at reeva to call police. there was no response. that is when it dawned on me that it could have been reeva who was in the toilet. he then says he broke down the locked door to save his girlfriend. in all, he shot at reeva four time and claims she died in his arms as he desperately tried to revive her. i am absolutely mortified by the events and the devastating loss of my beloved reeva. >> he is effectively admitting he shot an innocent person. that puts new tough spot legally. i have to believe his best hope is for a lesser charge rather than an all-out not guilty verdict. >> reporter: the prosecutors say their evidence tells a different story. they think the couple fought that night and that steenkamp fled into the bathroom to escape her enraged boyfriend. the lead
, reeva steenkamp, was a burglar when he opened fire. and that she died in his arms. the prosecution is laying out a very different version of events. they contend the killing was premeditated murder. cnn's robin cornau is "outfront" with more. >> reporr: oscar pistorius' brother and family joined him to give support as he arrived for his bail hearing. journalists jostled to get inside the courtroom and officials seemed unable to cope with the huge media interest. outside, a group of protesters called for an end to violence against women. inside the court, the state argued and persuaded the magistrate that pistorius should be charged with premeditated murder. without iphones and snatches of footage taken after the magistrate had left the court, we can show you just how startled, scared and lonely oscar pistorius looked. he cried or sobbed throughout the bail hearing, despite the presence of his family. pistorius looked so different from this confident athlete who broke stereotypes to run in the olympics despite being a double amputee. he continued to break down when his legal team re
. track star was so upset at his bail hearing today he broke down every time anyone mentioned reeva steenkamp's name. the judge up graded the charge against him to premeditated murder. we're hearing pistorius's version of what happened that tragic night in his own words, about a minute away. >>> also the shooter in the sandy hook elementary school killings may have gotten his motivation from the norway massacre in 2011. adam lanza saw himself in direct competition with anders breivik. breivik hunted down and shot 69 people at a youth camp you'll remember after killing 8 others in a bombing in downtown oslo. a spokesman for connecticut state police calls the report inaccurate speculation at the moment. >>> and this in belgium, thieves making off with $50 million worth of diamond. eight masked robbers driving two cars on to a tarmac at brussels airport stealing those diamonds from a cargo hold on a plane and getting away. the gems were en route from the antwerp world diamond center in zurich in switzerland. >>> now back to the courtroom in south africa. that is where oscar pistorius c
pistorius behind bars. prosecutor's plan to argue he committed premeditated murder. reeva steenkamp was shot four times inside her bathroom door last friday. >> it is a tragic circle of events and we can only give him support at this time. >> meantime a private funeral for reeva steenkamp is planned for tomorrow. her body was if returned to her home town yesterday. they featured a show with the 20-year-old. reeva steenkamp's family was not opposed because reeva steenkamp withinned everybody to see it. >>> mccreed did i died in her home, she shot herself and her dog. there are reports that she was having a tough time dealing with the loss of her boyfriend. mccreeddy is known for her hit and her song 10,000 angels. >>> coming up, a warning for angels, headed to a famous destination, why they could be headed there in that country. >>> and for the daytona race this weekend, we will show you who won, we will show you did it is such a major achievement. . >>> time now 4:43, venezuela president hugo chavez has returned home and it comes after treatment and surgery for cancer. venezuela president h
in court, a private funeral service was held for reeva steenkamp, the woman he shot, the woman he says he loved. steenkamp was 29 years old, a model, reality tv show star. while she was being laid to rest, the charges against pistorius were upgraded to premeditated murder. prosecutors say the double amputee track star murdered steenkamp after an argument, but pistorius says he mistook her for an intruder and never meant to kill her. here's robyn curnow with what she saw in court today. >> reporter: as oscar pistorius arrived for his bail hearing, his brother and family joined him to give support. journalists jostled to get inside the small courtroom. and officials seemed unable to cope with the huge media interest. and outside a group of protesters called for an end to violence against women. but inside the court, the state argued and persuaded the magistrate that pistorius should be charged with premeditated murder. with our iphones and snatches of footage taken after the magistrate had left the court, we can show you just how startled, scared and lonely oscar pistorius looked. he cried
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with his girlfriend reeva steenkamp before the killing and they told the magistrate today that oscar pistorius strapped on his prosthetic leg, went to the bathroom door and fired four shots as he cowered inside. three bullets found their marks and there was no saying her. the lawyer says a different story, one of a legless athlete in fear when he thought it was an intruder who entered his home and then his bathroom. the lawyer read from a statement. it reads in part, i believe that when the intrude truther came out the toilet we would be in grave danger. i fired shots at toilet door and shouted to reeva to phone the police. she did not respond. pistorius denied that he strapped on his legs until after the shooting when he says he tried to use them to kick the door down. when it failed he bashed it in with a cricket bat and found his giovz body inside. that is his story. earlier i spoke with a man that says he has known pistorius for 15 years and he has never known him to be especially violent. by coincidence he happens to be the sketch artist for the courtroom proceeding and he said
girlfriend. prosecutors alleged that he shot 29-year-old reeva steenkamp four time through the bathroom door of his home last thursday. he looked grim and solemn as prosecutors described what happened. his lawyer says it was accidental. a bail hearing comes on the same day as a private memorial service for reeva steenkamp. two of his sponsors, nike and oakley have distanced themselves from him. nike says it has no plans to use him in an upcoming campaigns. >> opening statements set to begin today in the trial of a man accused of killing a largo mother and daughter. jason scott faces first-degree murder and other charges in the death of ebony and delores dewitt. he's also suspected of killing another mother and daughter from a largo the earlier that year. is already serving a 100-year prison sentence on unrelated charges. >> grief counselors will be on hand at suitland high school as students more loss of a classmate. >> prince george's county police are trying to figure out who shot and killed a 15-year-old boy and why. the murder happened monday afternoon on 20th avenue in hillcrest heights
of his girlfriend reeva steenkamp, found shot four times, police said. reeva steenkamp, a cover girl, lost to graduate, was set to give a valentine's day talk about empowering women. instead, her family spoke about her. >> she had her life cut short and she's with the angels. >> the world is used to seeing oscar pistorius as the fastest man on no legs, making histo, but now he is emotional, the keys and in jail. >> he will have to stay in jail until his bond hearing next week. questions were raised about mistaken identity, and is it possible that reeva steenkamp could have been mistaken for an intruder. police emphasize that that information did not come from them. >> covering the nation, police confirmed the chart the names found in a burnt cabin in california are in fact christopher dorner. the identification was made through dental examination. the former lapd officer engaged in a deadly shootout with deputies before the cab and went out -- up in flames. he was on the run before police found him hiding in a remote cabin. >> now, your insta weather plus forecast with meteorologist
for at least one more day as he awaits a hearing on murder charges. tomorrow reeva steenkemp will be laid to rest. her family is demanding answers. >> lawyers for olympian oscar pistorius will seek bail for the runner on tuesday. the double amputee has been in jail since thursday charged with murdering his girlfriend, model reeva steenkemp. her mother was quoted asking why my little girl why did he do this. pistorius's father said it was a tragic accident, that his son acted on instinct because he thought a burglar was in the house. investigators have pieced together a different scenario. police believe reeva steenkemp slept next to pistorius in his bed. she was still in her nightgown. she was shot once in the bedroom and tried to hide in the bathroom and three more shots were fired through the door, hitting her. the shooting has unleached tabloid headlines. that bat they found at the crime scene is a key piece of the investigation. >> they say she used it to try to defend herself. there's reports pistorius used this to hit her at first. >> now his lenltd dare legend -- legend career is
, reeva steenkamp, who was shot to death in his home. abc is reporting she was shot four times. >> she was always willing to listen to you, give you advise. >> it doesn't feel real yet. >> some neighbors are reeling, others are interviewed by police as witnesses. there are reports of an argument or shouting the scene home, and the two were the only ones there. there is no sign of forced entry and police have been called to the house before for allegations of domestic violence. early local media reports hinted oscar pistorius may have mistaken reeva steenkamp for an intruder but police say they have no evidence of that. (inaudible). the investigation is ongoing. we don't know where this report came from. >> reeva steenkamp was one of 100 sexiest women in the world two years running and a law school graduate. on twitter she posted messages urging women to stand up against abuse and yesterday this, what do you have up your sleeve if your love tomorrow? >> reeva steenkamp was a great, fun presence of a person. >> oscar pistorius 8 appear in court at 9:00 tomorrow morning in south africa lo
. here's abc's bazi kanaany. >> reporter: oscar pistorius and reeva steenkamp were one of the world's hot couples. think david and victoria, or brad and angelina. but now, the paralympic superstar runner is accused of murdering his bombshell covergirl on valentine's day. >> paralympian oscar pistorius has been arrested for allegedly killing his girlfriend. >> reporter: early thursday morning, neighbors in his exclusive gated community heard commotion and gunshots. >> at this stage, we can confirm that a young woman, a 30-year-old woman did die on the scene of gunshot wounds. a 26-year-old man has been arrested and has been charged with murder. >> reporter: police say steenkamp was shot four times with a nine millimeter pistol. the murder shocked their fans around the world. >> this is almost incomprehensible because oscar pistorius wasn't just someone celebrated for his feats on the track. he is someone who is celebrated as a humanitarian, as a trailblazer, as a champion of the disabled. >> reporter: and reeva's career was just taking off. the perfect combo of beauty and brains, the law g
dead reeva steenkamp at his home. the hearing has been put off until tuesday. here are live pictures from outside the court. waiting to catch a glimpse of pistorius as he lives -- as he leaves. cameras are not allowed in the courtroom. >> olympic runner oscar pistorius arrives at magistrate court after spending the night in police competency -- in police custody. police say they are investigating a case of murder. >> at this stage we can confirm that a young woman did die on the scene of gunshot wounds. a 26-year-old man has been arrested and has been charged with murder. >> my name is reeva. >> she was 30 years old, a law graduate, and a well-known model. >> at the end of the day, we will all know the story, the true story, and must never forget what reeva stood for. she loved people emma she loved everybody. -- she loved people, she loved everybody. >> in south africa it is going to damage his image because he is so famous. it definitely will affect him. >> i think his opinion will come out very soon and we will hear the whole story because now the facts are dodgy so we do not know
girlfriend, model reeva steencamp. prosecutors say he put on the prosthetic legs, walked to the bathroom and shot reeva steencamp through the locked door. the 20-year-old model will be buried today. his sponsors, nike and oakley among them, pulled their deals. jim, the prosecutors today said this murder, they believe, was premeditated. >> reporter: that is right, peter, that is what the prosecution is going to be describing today in great detail. that is what has made this scene electric at this pretoria courtroom this morning, whereas you mentioned the sports icon, oscar pistorius, known better as "the blade runner," appeared for the second time. being charged with murder, premeditated murder of his girlfriend, reeva steencamp. now the details of the thursday morning shooting at his home were described by the prosecution. we saw him wearing a gray suit and tie, weeping uncontrollably again this morning. the prosecution again, claimed that pistorius fired the 9 mm rounds from a pistol, through the door behind which reeva steencamp was cowering. it could mean life in prison in south afric
to focus on fighting murder charges. prosecutors say the 26-year-old shot his girlfriend, model reeva steenkamp. his stores is charged with premeditated murder. >> it is tragic circumstances and events that have unfolded and we can only give oscar our support at this time. >> reporter: new details are emerging about what happened inside the house. police believe reeva steenkamp slept in his same bed as pistorious. she ran into the bathroom and locked herself inside where she was shot in the head, hand and arm. police reportedly found a bloody bat. the runner's family visited him at a pre toria police station over the weekend and are standing by him. >> we have had overwhelming support for oscar from a lot of fans on a global scale. >> reporter: locals prayed for police stores and reeva steenkamp sunday -- for pistorious and reeva steenkamp sunday. >> the funeral is tomorrow, the same day pistorious is scheduled to return to court. >>> about 35,000 people took to the streets, all to urge the president to take action when it comes to climate change. >> the rally was called forward on cl
're hearing from the mother of reeva steenkamp for the first time since her daughter was found dead on valentine's day. >> june steenkamp wondering why her daughter had to die. >> reporter: an explosive life support in major south african newspaper. the are theed city press says multiple police sources say a bloody cricket bat found in the home after the shooting of his cover model girlfriend is a key piece of evidence, possibly used in an argument leading up to her fatal shooting. police officials refuse to discuss the claim. >> i can promise you, with the knowledge i've got, he'll come up right. >> reporter: and now controversy over the premier of a reality show reeva steenkamp has recently taped. a special tribute, but under fire for cruising the last words on her series. >> the way you grow up, not only the journey in the life, the way you grow up, makes an impact in a positive or negative way. >> reporter: some south africans have called for the series to be canceled. but the family wants her memory to live on on national tv. bazi kanani, abc news. >> in addiction to asking why
, reeva, inside the bathroom. the blade runner's statement went on to indicate that reeva died in his arms. reporters inside the courtroom said today oscar pistorius broke down in tears yet again, so much so at one point the court went into recess so he could regain his composure. the fox creative correspondent jonathan hunt has been filing the developments in the trial or the bail hearing. how did prosecutors react to the statement? a lot of surprise, you know, that it was so detailed. >> reporter: prosecutors laid out the case they said all along is a straight forward case of premeditated murder. they say there was an argument between oscar pistorius and his girlfriend, reeva steenkamp. they say at that point steenkamp ran into the bathroom and then into a toilet cub cubicle whichs within that bathroom and shut the door. they say that oscar pistorius took the time to actually put on his prosthetic legs, then walked into the bathroom, took aim at that toilet cubicle door, shot four times hitting reeva steenkamp and they said, quote, it is our respectful argument that preplanning or premed
"outfront," new details in the death of reeva steenkamp, the girlfriend of oscar pistorius. a cricket bat, an overnight bag, and a bullet-ridden door. we talk to one of his closest friends. >> plus, cnn has exclusive video of president obama's guys weekend. exclusive video. that's all i'm going to tell you. >> and the world's largest yacht docks in new york city. we'll show you what $1.5 billion looks like up close. [ female announcer ] going to sleep may be easy, but when you wake up in the middle of the night it can be frustrating. it's hard to turn off and go back to sleep. intermezzo is the first and only prescription sleep aid approved for use as needed in the middle of the night when you can't get back to sleep. it's an effective sleep medicine you don't take before bedtime. take it in bed only when you need it and have at least four hours left for sleep. do not take intermezzo if you have had an allergic reaction to drugs containing zolpidem, such as ambien. allergic reactions such as shortness of breath or swelling of your tongue or throat may occur and may be fatal. intermezzo sh
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, and the family of girlfriend reeva steenkamp gathered for her funeral. >> reporter: his father, as he listened to the charges against him that he shot his girlfriend dead in an act of premeditated murder he sobbed. exactly what happened in his high security gated home late on the night of st. valentine last week did oscar pistorius kill his girlfriend reeva steenkamp? yes, his lawyer would concede. but he argued that was mistake. the explanation came by way of a prepared statement read to the court by his lawyer. pistorius claims the couple were deeply in love and went to sleep shortly after 10:00. he woke later to retrieve a fan from the balcony and heard what he thought was an intruder in the bathroom. the world's most famous disabled athlete, walking around in the dead of night only on his stumps it made him, he said, feel vulnerable. allegedly he had this gun by his bed. in the dark, he picked it up and then this. i felt a sense of terror rushing over me. although i do not have my prosthetic legs on i have mobility on my stumps. if i had shot through the toilet door and shouted to reeva to
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